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Hannah Snell, a woman who passed as a soldier. Mezzotint by J. Young, 1789, after R. Phelps.

  • Phelps, Richard, approximately 1710-1785.
Date
12 December 1789
Reference
1820i
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On the sitter see Dictionary of National Biography

Publication/Creation

Published as the Act directs by G. Eyles, 12 December 1789.

Physical description

1 print : mezzotint ; platemark 26 x 19 cm

Lettering

Hannah Snell, born at Worcester, 1723. Painted by R. Phelps. ; Engraved by J. Young mezzotint engraver to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales.

References note

British Museum, Catalogue of engraved British portraits, vol. 4, London 1914, p. 139
J.C. Smith, British mezzotinto portraits, vol. 4, London 1883, p. 1641, no. 62

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 1820i

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